"obfuscation" in the noun sense
1. bewilderment, obfuscation, puzzlement, befuddlement, mystification, bafflement, bemusement
confusion resulting from failure to understand
2. mystification, obfuscation
the activity of obscuring people's understanding, leaving them baffled or bewildered
darkening or obscuring the sight of something
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